FHS Graduate Recognized for Accomplishments at Bocuse d’Or Culinary Competition
Daniel, who is currently a sous chef at the NoMad in New York City, is a graduate of the Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management Academy at Freehold High School. His journey to Team USA began when he and a fellow chef from NoMad took part in the Ment’or BKB Young Chef competition. The duo won first place, securing them spots on Team USA for Bocuse d’Or. The team competed against 24 countries in Lyon, France.
On March 10th, Daniel returned to Freehold High School to work with current students in the Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management Academy. A reception was held in the school’s Five Star Café with Freehold Borough Mayor Nolan Higgins delivering a proclamation from the Town Council recognizing Daniel’s accomplishment. Superintendent of Schools Charles Sampson presented a proclamation from state Senator Jennifer Beck and a representative from Congressman Chris Smith’s office also presented Daniel with a proclamation.
Click here to read an article about Bocuse d’Or which appeared in the New York Times.